The Retrospective Study of 463 Patients who had Funduscopy Examination at Korean Medicine Ophthalmology

한방 안과에 내원하여 안저 검사를 시행한 환자 463명에 대한 후향적 연구 보고

  • Lee, Ma-Eum (Pusan National University Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Jeong, Mi-Rae (Pusan National University Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Kim, Chul-Yun (Saengki Korean Medicine Clinic) ;
  • Kwon, Kang (Pusan National University Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Seo, Hyung-Sik (Pusan National University Korean Medicine Hospital)
  • 이마음 (부산대학교한방병원 한방안이비인후피부과) ;
  • 정미래 (부산대학교한방병원 한방안이비인후피부과) ;
  • 김철윤 (생기한의원) ;
  • 권강 (부산대학교한방병원 한방안이비인후피부과) ;
  • 서형식 (부산대학교한방병원 한방안이비인후피부과)
  • Received : 2020.03.27
  • Accepted : 2020.05.08
  • Published : 2020.05.25


Objectives : The purpose of this study was to analyze and report status of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology patients who did funduscopy examination. Through this, we hope that the development of our diagnosis and treatment. Methods : From June 1, 2010 to May 31, 2019, Based on the electronic medical records of patients who had funduscopy examination at Korean Medicine Ophthalmology, Busan University Korean Medicine Hospital, the gender, age, visiting motives and paths, diagnosis, examination number of years, other eye examinations and treatments method were summarized and analyzed. Results : 463 patients were able to check the electronic medical records. They were 283 females and 180 males. The mean age of the patients was 51.5 years and elderly patients who 50s and 60s were 49.3% of whole patients. The most common motives for Korean Medicine Ophthalmology visitation was 'combination treatment with other department in Korean Medicine Hospital'. Outer eye diseases were 283 cases, inner eye diseases were 198 cases. Dry eye syndrome, asthenopia, visual discomfort, conjunctivitis, and eye discomfort were most common in the outer eye diseases. Cataracts, Vitreous floater, Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma and Ocular Pain were most common in the inner eye disease. The most common parts of outer eye diseases were Conjunctival, lacrimal gland, paralytic, corneal, eyelid and front uveal, scleral disease and then in inner eye diseases parts, Retinal, lens, vitreous, glaucoma, optic nerve, behind uveal, choroid disease were most common. The number of funduscopy examination was ups and downs. Herbal medicine was the most common used. Conclusions : The funduscopy examination is essential for diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. We hope that the use of fundus examination and other ophthalmologic examination will be expanded soon in Korean Medicine Ophthalmology.


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